A Library Director earns an average salary of $62,101 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$33,771 - $102,115
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$9.85 - $31.08
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Salary
$33,771 - $102,115  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
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$28,087 - $100,870  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 311
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Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $31.08  
   
Overtime
$16.27  
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Bonus
$4,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,087 - $100,870  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Library Director

A library director oversees all operations at a library. They direct staff - helping ensure that they are efficient and courteous at all times - and make sure that the library is running in an organized manner according to established rules and that books and other library items are organized neatly and efficiently. The library director may be in charge of the hiring of librarians, volunteers, and other staff, as well as carrying out disciplinary action as needed.

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Library Director Tasks

  • Direct the library services program, and participates in formulating long range goals and objectives.
  • Stay abreast of technology in order to work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.
  • Promote library services and resources, and ensure library policies and procedures are followed.
  • Oversee library operations including planning, budgeting and staffing.

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Pay by Experience Level for Library Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Library Director

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
034
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Library Director Salaries



National Average
$60,000



Skills That Affect Library Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 3%

Operations Management
0%

National Average
$60,000


Collection Development
up arrow 3%


Online Research
up arrow 11%

Cataloging
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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